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Robs Webstek · 9M ago

The Bones of the Romanovs

The bones of the Romanovs, murdered by the Bolsheviks in 1918, on display in Yekaterinburg before their reburial in St. Petersburg. Exactly eighty years after Russian Tsar Nicholas II an...
Robs Webstek · 9M ago

Barbara Stanwyck Day!

Happy birthday to Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990)  next episode: ??????
Robs Webstek · 10M ago

Happy Birthday Amersfoort

Today is Amersfoort's 757 birthday as a city! next episode: ?
Robs Webstek · 11M ago

The King-Crane Commission

Interactive map: How the King-Crane Commission envisioned the Middle East (Karl Sturm and Nick Danforth) ( In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson, a believer in national se...
Robs Webstek · 11M ago

Liberation Day

(source: national archive) On Monday May 7th, 1945 the Canadian Allied forces entered Amersfoort. In the background the Kamperbinnenpoort. Nationwide Liberation Day is celebrated on ...
Robs Webstek · 1Y ago


daguerreotype 6th plate (from my own collection, ca. 1850) next episode: Rügen
Robs Webstek · 1Y ago

blog birthday

'drop'  Today I celebrate the 7th anniversary of this blog! Help yourself to some 'drop' (liquorice)... next episode: ?
Robs Webstek · 1Y ago

Cabinet Card

cabinet card (from my own collection) The cabinet card was a type of photograph mounted on a card. next episode: drop
Robs Webstek · 1Y ago

Wanda Hawley

Wanda Hawley next episode: ?
Robs Webstek · 1Y ago

Maude Fealy Day !

Maude Fealy March 4, 1883 – November 9, 1971 next episode: Wanda